Jun 20, 2024  
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Education (MA)

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Requirements for the Degree:

The M.A. in Education provides a master’s degree option for Ph.D. students in good standing who want to obtain a master’s degree in conjunction with their doctoral degree, or for students in good standing who must leave the doctoral program prematurely because of family, health, or personal reasons. Students will not be admitted directly to the M.A. program, since the program requirements are embedded within the Ph.D. requirements.

The M.A. degree requires 31 credits of graduate-level coursework. Students must have regular status and must be in good standing in order to obtain the M.A. degree (i.e., pass all courses, successfully pass the First Year Assessment, and maintain a 3.0 GPA.).

First Year Content Core Courses:

Primary Specialization Core Courses:

 (6 credits) or any of the following:

Research Methods Core courses:

(9 credits)


(4 credits)

Additional Core Specialization Courses:

 (primary or secondary) or electives (6 credits)